COMMUNITY EVENTS

HOLIDAY AT THE FARM AT SHIREMAN HOMESTEAD IN COLUMBUS
THROUGH DECEMBER 21 -
The Shireman Homestead, 7060 West 200 North, Columbus, invites you to Holiday at the Farm on December 19 - 21, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM each night.  Cost is $5 per person.  Enjoy a jingle ride to their holiday village where you can visit Santa's House, the Holiday Treat House, Santa's Workshop, and bring your letters to mail to Santa.  For more information, visit shiremanhomestead.com or find them on Facebook. 

 

RED KETTLE BELL RINGERS SOUGHT
THROUGH DECEMBER 23 -
The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to ring bells for their annual Red Kettle Campaign.  This annual fundraiser helps the Salvation Army assist folks with their utilities and rent and provides food boxes during the holiday season and supports various youth, women, and men's programs throughout the year.  You can do this an individual, get your friends and family together, or team up with your co-workers.  For days and locations where bell ringers are needed, contact the Salvation Army at 372-7118. 

REGISTER FOR THE KENKO CHALLENGE
THROUGH JANUARY 13 -
Reach Healthy Communities invites you to get a team together and to join the KENKO Challenge beginning on January 13th.  This 8 week team-based wellness challenge will feature interactive, fun, and energizing challenges and games, learn healthy lifestyle behaviors, real-time scoring, and social media interaction.  Teams can be from 2 to 7 people, and the team with the highest total points will win prizes and be crowned KENKO Champions!  Cost is $10 per person with an optional $15 lipid/glucose screening voucher available during the challenge.  Register online at www.kenkochallenge.com.

 

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS AT COLUMBUS NORTH HIGH SCHOOL
THROUGH JANUARY 21 -
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will stop in Columbus on Wednesday, January 21st, at 7:00 PM.  They'll bring their fun, family show to Columbus North High School's Memorial Gym.  Tickets are available at the Columbus North Athletic Office or online at ticketweb.com.  For more information, visit
http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/event/harlem-globetrotters-columbus-north-high-school-gym

CHRISTMAS SING-ALONG AT BROWN COUNTY PLAYHOUSE
DECEMBER 19 -
The Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville, will host a Christmas Sing-Along on Friday, December 19th, at 7:30 PM.  Admission cost is $12 per person.  Brown County beer and wine will be sold.  For more information, visit browncountyplayhouse.org.

"THE NUTCRACKER" AT ERNE AUDITORIUM
DECEMBER 20 -
Dancers Studio will present "The Nutcracker" on Saturday, December 20th, with performances at 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM at Columbus North High School's Judson Erne Auditorium.  Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, and may be purchased at Donner Center, kidscommons, and Dancers Studio, 211 Washington St., Columbus.  Tickets at the door will be $17 and $12.  For more information, call 812-376-8080 or visit dancers-studio.org. 

 

WRAPPING FOR A CAUSE & CRAFT FAIR AT WALDRON GENERAL STORE
DECEMBER 20 -
The Waldron General Store, 110 W. Washington St., Waldron, will host Wrapping For A Cause & Craft Fair on Saturday, December 20th, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.  Bring your gifts and have them wrapped in exchange for non-perishable items for the food pantry and shop the craft fair.  To be a vendor or for more information, call Amy Harness at 317-412-2091.

 

"BRASS FOR CHRISTMAS" AT ST. BARTHOLOMEW CATHOLIC CHURCH
DECEMBER 20 -
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 1306 27th St., Columbus, will present "Brass for Christmas" featuring the St. Bartholomew Brass Choir on Saturday, December 20th, at 7:00 PM.  An offering will be accepted.  For more information, call 812-379-9353 Ext. 237.

 

GINGERBREAD HOUSE PROGRAM AT SEYMOUR LIBRARY
DECEMBER 21 -
Information Services Clerk Trina Roark will lead a Gingerbread House Program on Sunday, December 21st, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM in the Seymour Library Meeting Room.  There will be a limit of 30 participants and supplies will be furnished for this free program to build your own gingerbread house.  Registration is required by Thursday, December 18th, by going to myjclibrary.org/events or by calling the Seymour Library at 523-4636.  For more information, call Becky Brewer at 522-3412 Ext. 1239. 


CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN COLUMBUS
DECEMBER 21 -
The St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6045 E. State St., Columbus, invites you to a Christmas Concert featuring the Second Presbyterian Church Beecher Singers & Orchestra on Sunday, December 21st, at 7:00 PM.  A pre-concert Harp Recital will begin at 6:40 PM.  Admission is free.  For more information, call 376-6504.

 

FREE CHRISTMAS MEAL AT ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN CHURCH IN COLUMBUS
DECEMBER 25 -
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, corner of 4th and Chestnut Streets, Columbus, will team up with the Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center to sponsor a free Christmas Day Dinner from Noon - 2:00 PM.  For more information, call the LCNFC at 379-1630 or visit www.lcnfc.org.

 

 

KWANZA CELEBRATION AT BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
DECEMBER 29; 6:00 PM in the Red Room
Kwanza is a celebration that honors African heritage in African-American culture observed from December 26th - January 1st.  The program will feature "Practicing the Culture of Kwanza: Living the Seven Principles".  After the program, there will be a feast in the Conference Room, and those attending are asked to bring a side dish.  This celebration has been organized by the local NAACP. 


FIRST FRIDAYS FOR FAMILIES IN COLUMBUS
JANUARY 2 -
The Columbus Area Arts Council will present "Ruditoonz" at the free First Friday for Families event on Friday, January 2nd, at The Commons in Downtown Columbus starting at 6:00 PM.  For more information, visit www.artsincolumbus.org.

 

 

"DANCING WITH THE STARS-COLUMBUS STYLE" AT CLARION HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER IN COLUMBUS
JANUARY 17 -
The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus, will host "Dancing With The Stars- Columbus Style" on Saturday, January 17th, for shows at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.  Tickets for the afternoon matinee will be $15 and the evening show will be $35.  Tickets may be purchased at the BCSC Administration Building on Central Avenue in Columbus.  Proceeds will benefit Children Inc. and Family School Partners.  For more information, call Heather at 314-3860 or e-mail downinh@bcsc.k12.in.us.

 

 

LOREN AND MARK TO PERFORM AT HARLEQUIN THEATRE IN COLUMBUS
JANUARY 22 -
The Harlequin Theatre, in the Fair Oaks Mall in Columbus, welcomes back amazing guitarists Loren and Mark with special guests The McGuires on Thursday, January 22nd, at 7:00 PM.  Advance tickets are $15 and may be purchased at Viewpoint Books, the Mall Office, or the Harlequin Box Office.  Tickets at the door will be $18.  For more information, call 812-343-4597 or visit www.theharlequintheatre.com.

"THE SOUNDS OF SUMMER, A BEACH BOYS TRIBUTE" AT HARLEQUIN THEATRE IN COLUMBUS
JANUARY 31 & FEBRUARY 1 -
Beach Boys fans will want to attend "The Sounds of Summer, A Beach Boys Tribute" at the Harlequin Theatre on Saturday, January 31st, and Sunday, February 1st.  Show times will be 7:00 PM on Saturday and 3:00 PM on Sunday.  Come here over 30 songs that tell the story of "America's Band", the Beach Boys.  Advance tickets are $15 and may be purchased at Viewpoint Books, the Mall Office, or the Harlequin Box Office.  Tickets at the door will be $18.  For more information, call 812-343-4597 or visit www.theharlequintheatre.com.
 

THE REAL GROUP IN CONCERT AT THE COMMONS IN COLUMBUS
FEBRUARY 21 -
The Real Group, the internationally acclaimed professional a capella vocal jazz quintet from Sweden, will celebrate 30 years together by performing on Saturday, February 21st, at The Commons at 7:30 PM.  The concert will be a part of their 2015 Tour of the United States.  Purchase tickets at Viewpoint Books and online at www.ticketriver.com/event/13451.  For more information, call 812-379-9353 or visit www.therealgroup.se.

 

 

 

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